What will I learn?
The Graphic Design program prepares you for an entry-level career in graphic design and production. The program will teach you to use current industry software to design and develop graphic elements which are produced for electronic and print communications. The integrated curriculum includes courses in fine art and design, graphic arts, computer layout and illustration, and small-business planning. Courses are taught on both PC and MAC platforms.
Graphic design is a highly competitive field and your key to starting a career is developing industry-demanded skills and a portfolio to showcase your talents as a layout artist, illustrator and/or website designer. Throughout the program, portfolio development and attaining the best business practices are emphasized with utmost importance.
Prospective students interested in the Mass Communications courses should begin by filling out a free Admissions Application online or go to the New Student Studio at PCC. Please contact the department chair to learn more and confirm your interest in the program.